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Guidelines and Procedures in the implementation of the Relief Assistance Program (RAP) for Affected OFWs in Kingdom of Saudi Arabia (KSA) and their Families

July 28, 2016
Guidelines and Procedures in the implementation of the Relief Assistance Program (RAP) for Affected OFWs in Kingdom of Saudi Arabia (KSA) and their Families

OWWA ALERT! (01) 27 July 2016

 

What               :           Guidelines and Procedures in the implementation of the Relief

                                    Assistance Program (RAP) for Affected OFWs in Kingdom of

                                    Saudi Arabia (KSA) and their Families

 

Coverage       :            This one-time grant is exclusively for affected OFWs who are either staying in camps or are live-out in KSA or who have been repatriated to the Philippines but have not received their salaries or end-of-service benefits from  any of the  following:

 

                                    ·         Mohammed al-Mojil Group (MMG)

                                    ·         Saudi Bin Laden Group of Companies (SBG)

                                    ·         Saudi Oger Ltd. (SOL)

                                    ·         Mohammad Hameed Al-Bargash & Bros. Trading & Construction

Co.

                                    ·         Aluminum Company (ALUMCO L.L.C.)

                                    ·         Rajeh H. Al Merri Contracting & Trading Company

                                    ·         Fawzi Salah-Al Nairani Contracting Company

                                    ·         Arabtec Construction L.L.C.

                                    ·         Real Estate Development and Investment Company

 

Objective        :            The Relief Assistance Program (RAP) aims to cushion the impact

                                     of forced unemployment/income displacement of OFWs in Saudi

                                     Arabia due to serious financial problems faced by their employers.

 

Entitlement    :             The RAP is a one-time grant of financial assistance provided to

                                    each qualified affected OFW or family in the following amounts:

 

1.    TWENTY THOUSAND PESOS (P20,000.00)  to be paid in Saudi Riyals  One Thousand Five Hundred Ninety (SR1,590.00) to each affected OFW still at jobsite;

2.    TWENTY THOUSAND PESOS (P20,000.00)  to each affected OFW who was repatriated to the Philippines; and

3.    SIX THOUSAND PESOS (P6,000.00)  to each family of affected OFW who is still at jobsite.

Database:

The Philippine Embassy/Consulate/Philippine Overseas Labor Office (POLO) shall provide the list of affected workers which shall form part of the Program database. The worker’s inclusion in the database shall be a pre-requisite for the release of financial assistance. In addition, the list of names of repatriated workers and qualified families shall form part of the database.

 

POLO and Regional Welfare Offices (RWOs)  shall regularly update the list of beneficiaries.

 

Documentary Requirements:

 

1.         For affected OFWs at the jobsite:

            a.         Accomplished Application Form; and

            b.         Proof of identity (passport, iqama, payslip; employment contract, or similar

           document that establishes the worker’s identity)

2.         For repatriated workers:

            a.         Accomplished Application Form;

            b.         Passport or travel document; and

            c.         Proof of unpaid salaries/benefits (i.e. SPA in favor of Philippine Embassy/

                        Consulate official; employer certification, complaint filed in appropriate office, etc. )

3.         For families of affected OFWs still at the jobsite:

            a.         Accomplished Application Form;

            b.         Proof of relationship to OFW:

            Photocopy of Birth Certificate of the OFW, if the OFW is single;

             or  Photocopy of Marriage Certificate, if the OFW is married; and

            c.       One valid government-issued ID with picture

For further inquiries, please contact the following:

DIRECTORY OF OWWA REGIONAL WELFARE OFFICES

as of July 2016

 

Regional Welfare Office

 

Director/Officer-in-Charge

 

E-mail Address

 

Landline Number

 

HOTLINE/S

NCR

EMMA V. SINCLAIR

psd-ncr@owwa.gov.ph

owwa_ncr@yahoo.com

(02)834-0717

0927-613-9769

CAR

EVELYN C. LARANANG

owwa_car24@yahoo.com

(074) 300-3658

0917-500-1294

1

SERGIO B. BORGUETA JR.

owwalaunion@yahoo.com

(072) 700-0330

0908-863-4250

0927-620-7300

2

ROBERT P. BASSIG

rwo2tuguegarao@yahoo.com

owwa_rw02@yahoo.com

(078) 373-0316

0917-504-7915

0918-965-3746

3

MA. LOURDES V. REYES

owwacentralluzon@gmail.com

(045) 961-6375

0917-437-9429

4A

JULIA F. FABIAN

owwarwo4a@yahoo.com

(049) 545-3746

0917-628-9010

4B

ALLAN A. IGNACIO

owwamimaropa@yahoo.com.ph

(02) 353-9016

0915-635-0268

5

TERESITA R. BANTINAN

owwarwo5@yahoo.com

(052) 437-4562

0917-813-0867

6

REYNOLD T. PIGAR

owwa_rwo6@yahoo.com

(033) 337-4484

 

7

MAE D. CODILLA

owwa.region7@gmail.com

(032) 254-3199

0917-809-4754

0917-624-9113

8

NORMA C. DEL ROSARIO

owwatacloban@yahoo.com

(053) 321-4376

0916-594-5715

9

HASSAN GABRA T. JUMDAIN

owwa.rwo9@gmail.com

(062) 991-2785

0917-696-6319

10

ROSELLER D. BARTOLOME

owwa_rwo10@yahoo.com

(88) 857-6511

0917-548-0033

11

EDUARDO E. BELLIDO

owwa_rwo11@yahoo.com

(082) 300-9273

0917-701-1135

12

MARLYN E. JAMERO

owwa_rwo12@yahoo.com

(083) 228-1076

0917-572-1303

ARMM

AMY B. CRISOSTOMO

owwa_armm@yahoo.com

owwa_armm23@yahoo.com

(064) 421-7237

0917-622-0140

CARAGA

SAMUEL S. MADRID

owwa_caraga24@yahoo.com

(085) 815-1894

0917-315-0590

0939-9259895